BLOG | The politics of animals as illicit commodities: tracing lively circuits

In his first blog as BIOSEC post-doctoral researcher, Jared Margulies discusses the politics of the illicit wildlife trade and whether we need to consider animals not just as commodities, but as political subjects.

BLOG | Songbirds for dinner: Forgotten European delicacies & illegal bird trade in the Western Balkans

BIOSEC Research Fellow Teresa Lappe-Osthege explores the geopolitical implications of the illegal trade in songbirds & its established links with the EU.

BIOSEC appoints new Post-Doctoral Research Fellows

Jared Margulies and Francis Masse will be joining the BIOSEC team in October 2017 and January 2018 respectively. The fellowships will investigate how framing of environmental crime and security is influencing responses to illegal wildlife trade in both source & end-user countries.